Using cURL via Commandline & Programming languages

cURL (Client URL) is a CLI tool that lets us transfer data to and from a server. It allows us to perform API calls directly from the command line. Some programming languages like PHP, C/C++, Java & Python use curl behind the scenes to perform HTTP requests (using libcurl).

Command-line usage

If you happen to be using cURL via command-line, these cheatsheets would be very handy.

Programming languages

POSTMAN offers a simple way to convert REST API calls to programming language-specific snippets. Follow the client code generation tutorial to generate such snippets.